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From an inspiring voice in the movement for gender equality, a practical guide to achieving success through a new kind of leadershiprooted in purpose and activism for social change
We live in a time of unprecedented opportunity for women. Yet despite centuries of progress, true equality remains out of reach. What will it take to bring us to a tipping point?
To leadership expert and social entrepreneur Claudia Chan, the key is shifting to a "me for we" mindset, where individuals root their effort in a mission far bigger than personal success, and getting everyonewomen and mento work together for social change. By lifting others, we not only make the world better, but we can also discover our greatest meaning and achieve lasting fulfillment. In This Is How We Rise, Claudia encourages readers to join a new breed of leaders and become change makers for gender equality. Distilling wisdom and insights from her own personal and professional journey, she shares key lessons learned and offers a toolbox of thirteen foundational habits. Claudia shows how to define and develop your own purpose, vision, and pathway to becoming a thriving agent for good.
Whether you own your own business or are part of the corporate world, whether you're at the top of your field or are just starting out in your career, you have the power to lead change and achieve extraordinary success in all areas of your life. This Is How We Rise will show you how to unleash it.
|Publisher:||Da Capo Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Claudia Chan is a recognized expert on leadership and social entrepreneurship and the founder and CEO of S.H.E. Globl Media, a corporate initiative that helps Fortune 1000 companies modernize and accelerate their diversity initiatives with the goal of achieving gender parity by 2030. In 2015, Claudia became an official U.S. State Department Speaker and has visited countries like South Korea for countrywide speaking tours to educate and empower women. Prior to launching S.H.E. Globl Media, Claudia was President and co-owner of the popular women's entertainment company Shecky's for ten years. Claudia is a lifelong New Yorker, proud alumna of Smith College, mom of two, and an equal partner with her husband, John.
Table of Contents
Author's Note ix
Part I Welcome to the Macro-Movement 15
1 Why You Can and Must Lead Change in the World 17
2 Gender Equality and the Priority to Lift Women 27
3 Including, Engaging with, and Empowering Men 47
4 Calling on a New Breed of Leaders 59
Part II The Thirteen Foundational Pillars of Personal Leadership 73
5 Purpose 77
6 Vision 89
7 Faith 99
8 Resilience 105
9 Energy 115
10 Productivity 125
11 Humility 135
12 Gratitude 145
13 Grace 153
14 Community 159
15 Self-Love 167
16 Courage 175
17 Mindfulness 181
Part III How to Thrive in the Macro-Movement 195
18 Treat Your Whole Life as the Organization You Are Leading 197
19 Lead from Where You Are 207
Conclusion; All Roads Lead to Character 227
About the Author 267